Uriah

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U·ri·ah

 (yo͝o-rī′ə)
In the Bible, an officer in the Israelite army and the husband of Bathsheba. He was sent to die in battle so that David could marry his wife.

Uriah

(jʊˈraɪə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a Hittite officer, who was killed in battle on instructions from David so that he could marry Uriah's wife Bathsheba (II Samuel 11)
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Noun1.Uriah - (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"